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  1. World Cup plan needs to be nailed down

    Scott Burnside

    LOS ANGELES -- With discussions on a return of the almost forgotten World Cup of Hockey taking longer than anticipated, the next World Cup tournament might take place in the fall of 2016 and could be held in Toronto instead of multiple locations, inc...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  2. NHL -- Scott Burnside: Mike Smith is carrying the Phoenix Coyotes...

    Scott Burnside

    The Olympic experience rejuvenated Coyotes goalie Mike Smith, who has carried his team into a desperate battle for a playoff spot, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2014
  3. NHL -- 10 biggest names to know as the trade deadline approaches

    Scott Burnside

    Some big names are flying through the trade deadline rumor mill, and there are 10 in particular you need to know, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  4. Max Pacioretty embracing Olympic moment

    Scott Burnside

    SOCHI, Russia -- Just for a moment, Max Pacioretty thought it was bad. As in, miss the Olympics bad. Pushed awkwardly into the goalpost during the Montreal Canadiens' final pre-Olympic break game, Pacioretty left the ice wondering if he was also l...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  5. 'Miracle' is expectation 34 years later

    Scott Burnside

    Some people think there was only one hockey game played in the 1980 Olympics: the U.S. versus the Soviet Union. Many think that game -- the one that gave rise to "The Miracle" moniker, movies and mythology -- was the gold-medal game. Most think...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  6. NHL -- Drew Doughty is ready to be a leader for Team Canada

    Scott Burnside

    Drew Doughty was just soaking things up when Canada won the gold medal in 2010, but he's evolved from learner to leader, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2014
  7. Sochi Olympics - Olympics will make friends of foes

    Scott Burnside

    The intensity of Wednesday's Capitals-Penguins game forecasts the excitement to come in Sochi where opponents become teammates and teammates become opponents, writes ESPN.com's Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  8. Stamkos says he'll come back stronger

    Scott Burnside

    Tampa Bay Lightning star winger Steven Stamkos underwent successful surgery to repair a broken tibia on Tuesday. Now comes the grueling effort to get back into shape and stay in consideration for the Canadian Olympic team. Stamkos' general mana...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  9. NHL - 100 things you need to know heading into Sochi Olympics

    Scott Burnside

    Will Sidney Crosby's star again? And will Jonathan Quick lead the charge for the U.S.? We've got questions (lots!) as Sochi approaches.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2013
  10. NHL - Scott Burnside: Why United States will win gold in Sochi Ol...

    Scott Burnside

    Scott Burnside gives five reasons the 2014 Olympics could mean gold for the U.S. men's hockey team.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2013
  11. No big-ice excuses for U.S. GM Poile

    Scott Burnside

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- If you received a dime for every time you heard either Canadian or American Olympic officials talk about the importance of adjusting to the big ice surface in Sochi, you would end up a wealthy person. But U.S. GM David Poile made...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  12. U.S. camp: Injuries, medals and scouting

    Scott Burnside

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Injuries are always going to play havoc with the selection of Olympic rosters no matter which country is involved, but the U.S. management team will be paying close attention to the health of center Ryan Kesler. When he's been healt...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  13. NHL - Scott Burnside: USA Hockey building legitimate gold-medal t...

    Scott Burnside

    There is no underestimating the United States as the Americans try to build a team for Sochi that will surpass the expectations set by the silver medal won in 2010, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2013
  14. As U.S. GM, David Poile in tuneup mode

    Scott Burnside

    NEW YORK -- Of the many memorable hours leading up to the epic gold-medal game at the Vancouver Olympics in 2010 between Canada and the United States, this is one that has stayed with us. It was a conversation with then-U.S. associate GM David Poi...

    Blog | June 29, 2013
  15. NHL - Issues preventing NHL participation in Sochi Olympics

    Scott Burnside

    Assuming that the NHL and its players are able to resolve outstanding issues with the International Olympic Committee and do agree to take part in the Sochi Games, it will be just one part of an evolving international landscape for the league, Scott Burnside writes.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  16. Sochi venues getting high praise

    Scott Burnside

    Have to admit that when the 2014 Olympic Games were awarded to the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, we were more than a little skeptical. With little infrastructure in place, the project would take an immense amount of building. And this was Russia, a...

    Blog | September 26, 2012